Walmart Employees in North Carolina Strike for Higher Wages

Walmart employees in Mooresville, North Carolina, walked out of work on Black Friday, November 26, to strike for higher wages and better working conditions.

The employees held a protest outside a Walmart Neighborhood Market location in Mooresville calling for an increase in wages to $15 an hour, the right to unionize, paid time off, and increased COVID-19 safety measures and PPE, local reports said.

Footage filmed by Raise Up for 15, a labor activism group that advocates for a $15 minimum wage, shows the protesters chanting and holding signs outside the store on Friday. Credit: Fight for $15 via Storyful